Barangay Aranguren is believed to be created sometimes in the first quarter of the nineteenth century, probably between 1810 to 1820. Its former name is not known for no available source of information can be found. The official name “ARANGUREN” came to be when a Catholic priest, Monsignor Jose Aranguren, Archbishop of manila in 1854 to 1860 got stranded in the place due to the deep mud along his way to Patling.
Bueno is also part of the Military Reservation. Although there were confirmed reserves of gold and manganese, Bueno remains the poorest barangay of Capas. However, it could be developed into a local tourist’s destination because of its hot springs. Composed of four sitios, the barangay thrives in rice production, sugarcane, vegetable farming and fishing. It is located 22.5 kilometers from the poblacion. It adopted its name from the word “mucho bueno” as expressed by its American visitor.
History of Barangay Cubcub
As then was told by the old folk, the name Cubcub was derived from the Pampango word “Kubkuban” which means to surround together. Barangay Cubcub is located at the center of the Municipality of Capas and has five (5) main streets namely Sto. Cristo St, JP Rizal St, V Pineda St, P Burgos St, AD Stockton St, was name after Alberto Quitalig Stockton,
History of Barangay Dolores
In 1954, Dolores got its name before our Patron St. Nuestra Senora Dolores, awarding to the oldest residents of the barangay, The first family resided in this Barangay, Mr. Anselmo Salas, then Figueroa Family Nogoy Family, Manugue Family then Pabustan Family, who until at present their clams are still residing.
Estrada is 7.0 kilometer away from the poblacion. Like other barangays of Capas, it was also created under the component of the IRP. The people in the area are engaged primarily in farming. The barangay is a producer of rice, sugarcane and mongo. There is a proposed crocodile farm to be established in this farm as of this time.
History of Barangay Lawy
In point of age, barrio LAWY is considered as one of the oldest of the barrios of Capas town. In accordance with existing records, Lawy was founded in 1886, when the original town proper of Capas was still in its old site at “BALEN ARAN” (OLD TOWN) by the Cutcut river. Capas was then under the administration of Don Juan Yalung, the kapitan municipal.
History of Barangay Manlapig
Originally, Barangay Manlapig was a humble sitio in the barangay of Aranguren. In the course of time, the Manlapig’s who were the siito’s early for settlers, felt that residents in that area are always bypassed and taken for granted during the barrio celebration and activities.
Long before the Spanish occupation took over the country. Aetas from the certain places like Flora, Sapangcawayan, Manabayucan and Cawayan Bugtong – now known collectively as Barangay Maruglo – go to strips at least once a month to trade goods at the lowlands of Patling. (O’Donnell)
History of Barangay Sta. Juliana
Accounting from the folklore, the name Sta. Juliana was derived from the resident’s miraculous patron Saint, Sta. Juliana.
According to the legend narrated by the elders of Pampanga, a woman named Lourdes mysteriously disappeared. Later on, she was thought to be adopted by a certain Apung Taba in the area now Sta. Julaiana.
History of Barangay Sto. Domingo I
First named Camino Real during the Spanish regime because of a newly built in the area running from the south to north, Barangay Sto. Domingo then, was just a forest, a good hunting grounds for its abundant wild animals.
It was also when the British extended the railway from Manila to North that a few people from the province of Zambales occupied the place to cultivate it.
History of Barangay Sto. Domingo II
Then in 1911, the authorities changed the name of then Camino Real to Barangay Sto. Domingo in honor of the late Domingo Guevarra.
In the course of time, Barangay Sto. Domingo was divided into two, Sto. Domingo I (first) that became Japanese garrison during their occupation, and Sto. Domingo II (Second).
History of Barangay Sto. Rosario
First known as Sitio Pagbatuan and Sitio Gudya in the 1700’s, barangay Sto. Rosario got its name during the 18th century when a certain Father Juan de Sta. Lucia became the Recollect Missionary of Capas.
According to the story, Father Juan was devoted in praying the Holy Rosary. It was said that whenever he prays the rosary, he puts himself in chains to show his great devotions.